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 Wamon Howard “Pitt” Pittman

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Wamon Howard “Pitt” Pittman

  • Birth 30 May 1919 Gray, Beaver County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 29 Dec 2010 Warden, Grant County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Warden, Grant County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 84858619

excerpts: Columbia Basin HErald, pub 13 Jan 2011: ...long time resid of Warden area, graveside services at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Warden WA, mem serv Warden First Baptist Ch; s/o Amcy E & Grace Anna PITTMAN; attended sch in Perryton TX, excelled in football & tennis, true love was basketball, holding sch rec for most points scored during jr/sr yrs; college Panhandle A&M & OK State Univ, grad June 1941, BS in Agronomy; US Marine Corp, active duty following bombing of Pearl Harbor; During an amphibious assault on Eniwetok, Wamon was listed as missing in action & falsely assumed dead from a small piece of shrapnel embedded in his chest a quarter inch from his heart, that was never removed, awarded a purple heart, restationed to San Diego, disc as Capt in Dec 1945; mar 22 Jun 1944, LaJolla CA to college sweetheart, Lahoma CAYTON; 1962/after vacation in NW to see Seattle World Fair, Wamon fell in love w/area, moving family to area in 1964, where he farmed until retirement... among survivors wife Lahoma, chr Howard & Lynn, gr'chr Stefanie, Megan, Emmet, Andrew & Jonathan + 5 gt'gr'chr.


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  • Created by: Caral
  • Added: 12 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84858619
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wamon Howard “Pitt” Pittman (30 May 1919–29 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84858619, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Warden, Grant County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Caral (contributor 3288427) .